Siberian pharmacy chains do not want to pass into private business

Altai state regional pharmacies are actively consolidating. The largest Altai Territory Public Unitary Enterprise "Pharmacies of Altai" will absorb three local networks by the end of the year, in order to withstand the growing competition from federal players and to maintain drug provision for economically disadvantaged people. At the beginning of the year, lawmakers put state-owned pharmacies on their knees, submitting them to the law 44-FZ on procurements. The current mergers of the territorial pharmacies and the corporatization of municipal Barnaul networks are an echo of the repealed law.



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